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An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Amendment Protecting Ill. Voters To Go On Ballot

Illinois voters will consider a constitutional amendment this fall aimed at scuttling attempts at voter suppression after Senate action Thursday.

04/11/2014

Two students fight when one is accused of bullying the other. (Credit: CBS)

Illinois Senate Rejects Anti-Bullying Measure Amid Religious Objections

Lawmakers failed to pass an enhanced anti-bullying law due to some members’ religious concerns.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

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Illinois Democrats Shoot Down Voter ID Proposal

Illinois Republicans have tried again to make voters show a photo ID before voting, and the proposal was once again shot down by Democrats.

WBBM Newsradio–03/23/2012

Illinois Senate Chambers

State Senator Apologizes For Punching Incident

One Illinois state senator who allegedly punched another following floor debate has apologized for his actions, but the other senator says this goes deeper than the brief scuffle.

WBBM Newsradio–06/08/2011